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  • BASICS OF CREDIT RISK EVALUATION FRAMEWORK IN LENDING

    Dear Members,

    The Board of Directors of the IMA Bangalore Chapter is delighted to invite you to the upcoming webinar - *Basics of Credit Risk Evaluation Framework in Lending* happening on 12 November 2022.

    Please register,  join us, and also spread the word to your communities!

    Date: 12 November 2022, Saturday
    Timings: 04:00 PM - 05:30 PM IST
    Field of Study: Finance
    CPE: 1.5 CPE credits
    Registration Link: https://bit.ly/3zv8l6j 

    Presenter:

    Ashutosh Tiwary


    Ashutosh Tiwary is seasoned Credit & Risk professional, with over 16 years of experience in the financial services domain, spread across retail, commercial & digital lending.

    Ashutosh has experience of working with traditional lending giants like Citibank & Capital First (now IFDC First Bank), as well as new-age fintech start-ups like FlexiLoans & Razorpay.

    Ashutosh has the distinguished experience of being the Founding Team Member in most of his fintech experience and has been instrumental in navigating their zero-to-one journeys and even beyond, for scale.

    Until recently, Ashutosh was the “Head of Credit Underwriting & Policy” at Razorpay.

    Ashutosh is currently based out of Bangalore.


    We look forward to your virtual presence!

    Best,
    IMA Bangalore Chapter 
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  • VENTURE CAPITAL AND THE ROLE OF FINANCE PROFESSIONALS

    Dear Members,

    The Board of Directors of the IMA Bangalore Chapter is very pleased to invite you to the upcoming webinar - 'Venture Capital and the Role of Finance Professionals' happening on 15 Oct 2022. Please register and join us. 

    Date: 15 October 2022, Saturday
    Timings: 04:00 PM - 06:00 PM IST
    Field of Study: Finance
    CPE: 2.0 CPE credits
    Registration Link: https://bit.ly/3Ctpmjc

    Session Brief - 
    There has been a lot of Media attention on Venture Capital (VC) and its increasing role in capturing ROI (Return on Investment) in the Global economy. This webinar will cover opportunities the VC phenomenon has thrown up for Finance professionals. It will explain how a Finance professional can capture the growing craze for investing in the private-unlisted investment economy. In the current scenario that there are Angel Investors from all walks of life, we will cover how a Finance Professional can achieve his or her aims.

    Key Takeaways: With enhanced exposure to the benefits of unlocking value on the Balance sheet side, each wannabe-Founder begins his journey today by wanting to become a Unicorn or even a Decacorn. Finance professionals with a hardcore understanding of Finance are needed not only for VC as an industry but also in Startups who need Financial Engineering skills to adapt to this environment and create Shareholder value.

    Presenter: 
    Tushar Kansal
    Founder/ CEO of Kansaltancy Ventures - Tushar is an accomplished professional, a Thought
    Leader" & "Thought Influencer".
    Over the years, Tushar has supported Startups & Growth-stage companies in diverse sectors like EdTech, FinTech, Consumer B2C, B2B & D2C, AgriTech, Disruptive & DeepTech as well as non-tech sectors. 

    Tushar is a Venture Advisor with Loyal VC, the INSEAD-led Canadian VC Fund, having a core portfolio of over 200 investments in more than 46 countries. He is a Mentor and Judge of Startup pitch events at Entrepreneurship cells and of top Academic Institutions - IITs in Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, Kharagpur, the IIMs & such marquee Institutions. Tushar has expertise in Financial & Business advisory, Fundraising, and the creation of docs/ collaterals for VC Funding. His expert opinion is often sought by leading business news channels and publications.

    He has experience spanning multiple sectors from Venture Capital (Brand Cap), to Big 4 Consulting (Deloitte & Touche), LSE-listed Sistema's India unit (MTS India) to CFO of Guggenheim Partners-owned company (DLI). He executed several Venture Capital deals at Deloitte and Brand Cap and raised USD 2.5 billion for MTS in 3 years. At DLI, he reported to the Founder Guggenheim, the USD 200 billion PE Fund. He received Executive Education in Leadership from Harvard Business School; an MBA in Finance from the University of Delhi and a B.Tech from The Technological Institute of Textile & Sciences, affiliated with the “Textile Institute Manchester, UK” and part of the leading Industrial & Education house in India “The Birla Group”

    Registration is mandatory to participate. To ensure accurate CPE reporting, please provide your correct IMA member number as listed in your IMA membership profile. Your first and last name should also be as per your IMA profile. Any incorrect details could delay your CPE credits being reported to your transcript and error with your certificate of attendance.

    Non-IMA members, put "N/A" in the Member number field.

    For event registration support please contact IMA Board members :
    Secretary - Ms. Kavya Ramesh - vkavyaramesh@gmail.com
    Director Communications - Mr. Gaurang Asopa - gaurangmanishasopa@yahoo.com
    Director Programs - Ms. Jayasharee KN - knjayashree1996@gmail.com

    Best Regards,
    IMA Bangalore Chapter Team

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  • In-person event alert! CMA Nxt 2022 - 23 July 2022 at the Lalit Ashok, Bangalore

    Dear Members,

    We're thrilled to announce our first in-person event post the pandemic. CMA Nxt 2022 is a day-long event consisting of a series of CPE sessions followed by a CMA Convocation for all CMAs who received their CMA certificate from September 2019 - to May 2022. The venue is Lalit Ashok Hotel, Bangalore.

    What is CMA Nxt 2022?
    The digital age continues to create disruption of the highest order – across all businesses and across geography. It is evident that technological innovations are no more a choice or option. It has become imperative for businesses to ride the wave of technological innovations and that also implies that CMAs understand and apply the practices of the next normal.

    EVENT AGENDA (Tentative - final event details and speakers info will be shared in our next email)
    09:00 am - 10:00 am: Registration and networking

    10:00 am - 11:15 am: Session 1 - The future of finance (Key Note)

    11:15 am - 11:30 am: Tea and networking break

    11:30 am - 01:00 pm: Session 2 – Delivering digital value (Panel discussion)

    01:00 pm - 02:00 pm: Lunch

    02:00 pm - 03.15 pm: Session 3 – Sustainable Investing trends (Panel discussion)

    03:15 pm - 03:30 pm: Tea and networking break

    3:30 pm - 5:00 pm: Session 4 - Convocation Address by delegates - Award of certificates to certified CMAs


    RSVP - Please click on this link to fill out the Google Form with your details for registration.
    RSVP is mandatory to attend.

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  • Leadership Transformations – how to strengthen and diversify the Finance profession

    Dear members,

    The Board of Directors of the IMA Bangalore Chapter are very pleased to invite you to the upcoming webinar event. Please join us in the event and help us by spreading the word. 

    Title: Bangalore Chapter: Leadership Transformations – how to strengthen and diversify the Finance profession

    Date: Saturday, June 18, 2022

    Time: 04:00 PM India Standard Time

    Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

    Speaker: Gwen van Berne, CMA

    CPE being offered: 1.5

    Registration link: https://bit.ly/3yTdVzR

    Gwen van Berne will share some of her personal and business insights in how Finance leaders can transform their organisations and she will also highlight the importance of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for Finance and Accounting.

    Field of Study: Business Management and Organisation

    Gwen van Berne is the Chair-Elect of IMA’s Global Board of Directors for the 2021-2022 fiscal year. She is also serving as chair of the Nominating Standing Board Committee and as a member of the Governance Standing Board Committee and the Strategic Planning Standing Board Committee. In addition, van Berne serves as a trustee of the ICMA Board of Trustees, IMA Research Foundation Board of Trustees, IMA Memorial Education Fund, and the IMA Europe Board.

    Gwen van Berne is a supervisory board member of International Card Services (ICS), the largest credit card provider in the Netherlands. For the last four years, she was CFO of RIPE NCC, the Regional Internet Registry (RIR) that provides Internet resource allocations and registration services to Europe, the Middle East, and Central Asia. Before RIPE NCC, van Berne fulfilled a variety of roles within ABN AMRO Bank, including head of capital and risk reporting (ABN AMRO Bank NV), global manager of business development (ABN AMRO Clearing Bank NV), and manager of private banking (ABN AMRO Mees Pierson Wassenaar).

    In her spare time, van Berne is the treasurer of the Delft Chamber Music Festival. She is also curatorium member of the executive education program for the CMA program at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.

    Registration is mandatory to participate. To ensure accurate CPE reporting, please provide your correct IMA member number as listed in your IMA membership profile. Your first and last name should also be as per your IMA profile. If any details are incorrect this could delay your CPE credits being reported to your transcript and error with your certificate of attendance.

    Non-IMA members, put "N/A" in Member number field.

    For event registration support please contact IMA Board members :
    Secretary - Ms. Kavya Ramesh - vkavyaramesh@gmail.com 

    Director Programs - Mr. Prince Gupta - prince11595@gmail.com

    Director Communications - Ms. Swarna Lakshmi - swarnalakshmi.ak@gmail.com

    Best Regards,
    IMA Bangalore Chapter Team

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  • New CPE Event in April 2022! Register now!

    Dear Members,

    The Board of Directors of the IMA Bangalore Chapter are very pleased to invite you to the upcoming webinar on 'The Role of COSO in Performance Management'. Please register and join us. We encourage you to kindly spread the word to other members and interested learners as well!

    Date: 16 April 2022, Saturday
    Timings: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM IST
    Field of Study: Business Management
    CPE: 1.5 CPE credits

    In this session, we will components of two COSO frameworks:  the Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) Framework and the Internal Control-Integrated Framework (ICIF).  Attendees will learn how:
    1. The relationship between governance, ERM, and internal controls impacts an organization's ability to meet its mission, achieve its vision, align its core values, and execute its strategy.
    2. ERM can impact an organisation's ability to create stakeholder value.
    3. A strategic approach to ERM and effective internal control systems can make a significant impact on organisational performance.
    4. ERM and the system of internal controls can contribute to an organisation's ability to assess, measure, and report on ESG.


    Presenter:
    Sandra Richtermeyer
    Sandra Richtermeyer, Ph.D., CMA, CPA (inactive), is dean of the Manning School of Business at the University of Massachusetts Lowell. She works actively with a variety of professional organizations and is a frequent speaker on professional development, governance, risk management, internal control, and anti-corruption. Her teaching and research interests are in the areas of corporate governance, accounting information systems, and nonprofit and governmental accounting. She has authored many articles in academic and practitioner publications. Her research publications have featured many topics including technology enablement, enterprise systems, nonprofit accounting, and professional issues for accountants.

    Registration is mandatory to participate. To ensure accurate CPE reporting, please provide your correct IMA member number as listed in your IMA membership profile. Your first and last name should also be as per your IMA profile. If any details are incorrect this could delay your CPE credits being reported to your transcript and error with your certificate of attendance.

    Non-IMA members, put "N/A" in the Member number field.

    For event registration support please contact IMA Board members :
    Secretary - Ms. Kavya Ramesh - vkavyaramesh@gmail.com
    Director Communications - Ms. Swarna Lakshmi - swarnalakshmi.ak@gmail.com
    Director Programs - Mr. Prince Gupta - prince11595@gmail.com

    Best Regards,
    IMA Bangalore Chapter Team

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